For a small city, San Gil packs a lot of punch. This is the outdoors capital of Colombia and the place to be for extreme-sports enthusiasts. The area is best known for white-water rafting, but other popular pastimes include paragliding, caving, rappelling and trekking. San Gil has a 300-year-old town square and Parque El Gallineral, a beautiful nature reserve on the banks of the Río Fonce. San Gil definitely lives up to its motto, "La Tierra de Aventura" (The Land of Adventure).
These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout San Gil.
Whether it’s a guided tour of a historic landmark, private tasting of local delicacies, or an off-road adventure — explore the best experiences in San Gil.